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Cherokee (Native American). Belt, 19th century. Wool, beads, 52 x 3 1/2 in. (132.1 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.24. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.24_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Belt with primarily white beaded scroll design patterned on red wool Stroud cloth.The beaded areas are backed with blue stroud cloth. Very similar belts are also made by the Choctaw region as well and there may be some overlap between the two in style for these belts.
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